the hobbit box office 'The Hobbit' beats 'Les Miserables' and 'Django Unchained' and passes $200 million at Friday box officeNewcomers “Les Mis�rables” and “Django Unchained” couldn’t unseat “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” from atop the Friday box office. After a record-setting debut, Peter Jackson‘s fantasy flick raked in another $10.7 million Friday, sending it over the $200 million domestic milestone.

“Les Mis” took a surprising third-place spot Friday with $9.4 million, just a notch behind Quentin Tarantino‘s controversial “Django” ($9.6 million) — both big Christmas-day openers.

Here are the Top 10 films based on Friday estimates:

1. “The Hobbit,” $10.7 million
2. “Django Unchained,” $9.6 million
3. “Les Mis�rables,” $9.4 million
4. “Parental Guidance,” $5.0 million
5. “Jack Reacher,” $4.5 million
6. “This Is 40,” $4.1 million
7. “Lincoln,” $2.3 million
8. “Monsters Inc.,” $2.2 million
9. “The Guilt Trip,” $2.1 million
10. “Rise of the Guardians,” $1.8 million

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